(12 months contract)

Finance: Unclaimed Benefits

SALARY: R208 584 per annum (Level 06) plus 37% in lieu of benefits

CENTRE: Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three-year tertiary qualification/degree/national diploma (at least 360 credits) (Finance related) with 18 months proven experience in accounting/financial management of which 6 months should be in administration OR A Senior Certificate/Grade 12 coupled with 3 years appropriate proven experience in accounting/financial management field of which 6 months should be in administration. Computer literacy that would include good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel and Word. Proficiency in English is a requirement and the ability to speak any of the other official languages in the province (applying for) will be an added advantage. The applications of individuals currently residing in KZN may receive preference. Knowledge of PFMA. Knowledge of Public Service Act (PSA); Integrity; Analytical skills; Customer orientation; Ability to prioritize; Time management skills; Effective communication skills (written and verbal); Ability to work in a team; Problem-solving skills; Deadline is driven.

DUTIES: The incumbent of this position will be responsible for a wide variety of financial administrative tasks which includes the following, but not limited to; Trace beneficiaries. Find contact details on ITC and other platforms in order to identify members and beneficiaries for unclaimed benefits; Contact potential candidates, confirming their personal particulars, in order to validate their status as beneficiaries; Engage government departments and other community platforms to trace beneficiaries and members on unclaimed benefits list. Rectify error by updating the system with the correct information provided by the clients. Send unclaimed benefit cases and documents successfully traced to Pretoria Head Office tracing division. Prepare cases for processing. Provide administrative support by collating the documentation required to process cases not traced to unclaimed benefits; Check the system against documentation provided in order to avoid issues with processing; Send death benefits form to the client in accordance with benefit to which he/she is entitled; Capture accurate information onto a database with respect to beneficiaries eligible for re-issues based on documentation provided. Verify cases. Perform data integrity checks, following standard processes; Generate weekly and monthly unclaimed benefit reports, reflecting the status of cases for the attention of the Assistant Manager and the Outbound Call Centre Agent.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Lesiba Sehlapelo Tel No: (012) 399 2710

NOTE: Various positions for Tracing Administrators at Unclaimed Benefits: Finance Section is available at the Government Pensions Administration Agency in Head Office Gauteng. The positions will be filled as 12 months of contract positions. Interviews will be conducted via a virtual medium which will be discussed with each shortlisted applicant. Correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

APPLICATIONS: Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number, in the heading to the email below: Disclaimer during COVID 19 lockdown stages: With the restrictions on social distancing during phases 5 to 2, it is mandatory to email your application with the relevant supporting documentation to quoting the reference number in the subject heading of the email.

FOR ATTENTION: Mr Lesiba Sehlapelo – Recruitment

CLOSING DATE: 05 October 2020 at 12h00 noon No late applications will be considered.

NOTE: Take note of the disclaimer mentioned on each advert during COVID lockdown. It is mandatory that applications with supporting documentation, including signed Z83, be emailed to the respective email addresses indicated on each advert. Ensure that you use the correct inbox/email. Applications send to the incorrect inbox will be deemed a regret. Ensure to sign your Z83 before you scan it. A Z83 not signed will be deemed a regret. Only send documents related to the requirements in the advert. The requirement of applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable on the internet at (Originally signed). The relevant reference number must be quoted on all applications. The application should consist of (1) a comprehensive CV (specifying all experience and duties, indicating the respective dates MM/YY as well as indicating references with full contact details)

(2) certified copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), Identity document, valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job) and proof of citizenship if not RSA Citizen. Note: All copies must be certified in the past 6 months. Failure to submit the above information will result in the application not considered and deemed a regret. The candidate must agree to the following: Shortlisted candidates must be available for interviews at a date and time determined by GPAA. Applicants must note that pre-employment checks and references will be conducted once they are short-listed and the appointment is also subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include but not limited to: security clearance, security vetting, qualification/study verification, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, previous employment verification and criminal record. Applicants will be required to meet vetting requirements as prescribed by Minimum Information Security Standards. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The candidate must take note of: It is intended to promote representativeness through the filling of these posts and the candidature of persons whose promotion/ appointment will promote representativeness, will receive preference. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For salary levels 11 – 15, the inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. SMS will be required to undergo a Competency Assessment as prescribed by DPSA. All candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be required to undergo a technical exercise that intends to test the relevant technical elements of the job. One of the minimum entry requirements for SMS is the pre-entry certificate. For more details on the pre-entry course visit: The GPAA reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests/competency assessments for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process (candidates who are shortlisted will be informed accordingly) to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The GPAA reserves the right to cancel the filling/not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The successful candidate will have to sign an annual performance agreement and will be required to undergo a security clearance.

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